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Oculus
Film

Oculus

Karen Gillan and Brenton Thwaites star in "Oculus."

Oculus
Film

"Oculus" Is a Fresh Look at the Horror Movie Genre

“Oculus” portrays the childhood and adult experiences of Kaylie (Karen Gillan) and Tim (Brenton Thwaites) with an antique, sinister mirror called the Lasser Glass.

In Bloom
Film

In Bloom

Mariam Bokeria (pictured) and Lika Babluani are the stars of "In Bloom."

The Railway Man
Film

The Railway Man

Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in "The Railway Man."

In Bloom
Film

Georgia "In Bloom"

"In Bloom" tells the coming-of-age story of two teens living in post-Soviet Georgia during the 1990s.

The Railway Man
Film

The Heartbreaking History of "The Railway Man"

Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman portray Eric and Patti Lomax in "The Railway Man," the true story of a World War II POW who, years later, finds and confronts his Japanese former captor.

On Campus

Song Cycles Done Right in "Songs for a New World"

Song cycles occupy a peculiar position in the arts world. Lacking plot or cohesive characters, they offer an opportunity for experimentation but may also be prone to poorer productions: stellar acting cannot substitute for lackluster vocal talents, poor directing cannot be overshadowed by plot or characters, and the ability to synthesize a common theme among many pieces becomes crucial. Fortunately for Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s “Songs for a New World,” which ran April 10 to April 12, most of these obstacles were overcome.

On Campus

“The Shape She Makes” Makes Movement Matter

“The Shape She Makes” will play at the OBERON in Cambridge until April 27. Its complicated narrative and performance structure succeeds because creative directors Jonathan Bernstein and Susan Misner ambitiously create moments of intrigue and emotion within each scene.

Arnold Arboretum 2
Arts

Arnold Arboretum 2

A view of Harvard's Arnold Arboretum, which was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, who is most famous for New York City's Central Park.

Arnold Arboretum 1
Arts

Arnold Arboretum 1

One of the trees at Harvard's Arnold Arboretum.

Johnston Gate Renovation
Arts

Johnston Gate Renovation

Work begins on renovations outside of Johnston Gate.

On Campus

'Versatorium Playbook' Explores Translation

Charles Bernstein, an American poet, and Peter Waterhouse, an Austrian poet and novelist, combined to share their unique perspectives on translation, illustrating the positive impact translation can have on the art form of poetry, as well as on those who collaborate to translate together.

The Roots promo
Music

Hear Me Out: The Roots, "When the People Cheer"

“When the People Cheer” is a haunting mood piece, a somber reminder that what The Roots do best has always been serious, top-shelf hip-hop.

lefse-space-project-cover
Music

"Space Project" Showcases Stellar Songwriting

As far as collaborative albums go, “The Space Project” is a fairly disjointed one, but the album revels in this multifaceted soundscape, turning its diffuse style into its greatest strength.

Gospel of Rap Art
Columns

The Tanning of America

Andrew Wyner discusses Steven Stoute's documentary "The Tanning of America" and the way in which hip-hop has shaped American culture.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture